Spouted Cup

Federal period
about 1795
Joseph Richardson, Jr. (American, about 1752–1831), Nathaniel Richardson (American, 1754–1827)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 524

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 5.1 x 7.5 cm (2 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.597

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

This cup has straight sides tapering to a flat bottom, a molded edge, small triangular spout, and a flat strap handle.

Markings

JR in rectangle on bottom

Provenance

Descended to Dr. George Clymer; March 10, 1939, lent by Clymer to MFA; October 11, 1956, gift of Mrs. Clymer to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer